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COVID-19 updates

VCU has set up a COVID-19 website to share the latest updates on how the novel coronavirus is impacting the university and VCU Health. The site will be updated throughout the day as plans and procedures are determined or changed. We encourage you to check the site regularly to stay up to date. For questions about the […]

Vesting ceremony welcomes Traditional B.S. class of 2022 to nursing

The VCU School of Nursing held a vesting ceremony recently for students in the Traditional B.S. Class of 2022 to mark the start of their journey in the nursing profession. One hundred students, along with their families and friends, attended the ceremony in the Hermes A. Kontos Medical Sciences Building auditorium. School of Nursing faculty […]

Class of 2020 to host fundraiser at Scoop Ice Cream

Help the Class of Spring 2020 celebrate 75 days until graduation at Scoop Ice Cream, located at 403 Strawberry Street in Richmond, on Tuesday, Feb. 25! Thirty percent of the proceeds from 2-8 p.m. will go towards their senior class gift, which will be designated for the Class of 1958 Scholarship Fund. We hope you can join […]

Seeking nominations for outstanding alumni of the last decade

Do you know an outstanding SON graduate of the last decade who should be recognized? Nominate them for VCU’s 2019 10 Under 10 Award. The 10 Under 10 award recognizes noteworthy and distinct achievements made by alumni who earned their first VCU degree between 2009-18. Nominees are evaluated on their professional success, community contributions or […]

Honoring Jeffrey Bryan Petraco

Jeff was an integral part of our family at the VCU School of Nursing for five years during which time he held roles as a student in the accelerated bachelor’s degree program, a research assistant, an adjunct professor, an affiliate faculty member, and a project coordinator for the Office of Practice and Community Engagement. Jeff […]

Student Nurses Association sponsors food drive for local nonprofit

The VCU Student Nurses Association is sponsoring a food drive to benefit The Doorways. The Doorways provides affordable accommodations for people who live outside of Richmond and need to be near our area hospitals. The most needed items are cereal, snacks, pasta, peanut butter, canned vegetables, apple sauce, diced fruit, canned tuna, crackers, coffee, oil, […]

Students prep for exam at NCLEX Cafe

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, the School of Nursing invited approximately 90 seniors from the NURS 496 class to the Student Lounge for the NCLEX Cafe. Susan Johnson, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, coordinated the event to give students the opportunity to review the NCLEX exam […]

Panel Discussion Explores Diversity in Health Care Education and Practice

In celebration of Black History Month, the VCU School of Nursing’s Cultural Action Committee recently brought together experts from the university and greater Richmond community for the Jackie Jackson Memorial Cultural Diversity Lecture. Featuring a panel discussion on “Diversity Now: 21st Century Health Care Education and Practice,” the event kicked off with a leading address […]

Dr. Pam Parsons Quoted in Online Magazine Article

Pam Parsons, Ph.D., RN, GNP-BC, director of practice and community engagement and the Judith B. Collins and Joseph M. Teefey Distinguished Professor, was quoted in an article for Boomer Magazine online. The article covers many facets of healthy living tips for boomers. Parsons is also the project director of the Richmond Health and Wellness Program at […]

Three Faculty Selected for Intramural Grant Awards

The Office of Research is pleased to announce the following recipients of the School of Nursing Intramural Grants Program (IGP) for the fall of 2014. The program was created to fund pilot work that will help faculty members prepare for the submission of larger external grants. Award winners and their projects include: Lisa Brown, Ph.D., […]